Conferences and Workshops

DUPRI to host Generalized Linear Models in R Workshop November 16, 2022

DUPRI will be hosting a workshop, Generalized Linear Models in R, on November 16. This 4-hour training will cover the basics of running GLMs in R, including specification and syntax, interpretation and displaying of results, and model checking. We will examine binary, count, and categorical models. Some prior experience using R is recommended.
 
Session Details
Date: Wednesday, November 16
Location: Gross Hall, Room 230C
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Modeling binary outcomes
11:00 AM – 11:10 AM: Break

DUPRI to host Multilevel Modeling in R workshop on November 30, 2022

DUPRI will be hosting a workshop, Multilevel Modeling in R, on November 30. This 4-hour training will cover the basics of running multilevel models in R, including specification and syntax, interpretation and displaying of results, and model checking and comparison. Some prior experience using R is recommended.
 
Session Details
Date: Wednesday, November 30
Location: Gross Hall, Room 230C
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Intro, random intercept models with 1 predictor
11:00 AM – 11:10 AM: Break

Science at the Intersection of Genetics, Identity, and Health

DUPRI is co-sponsoring the Science at the Intersection of Genetics, Identity, and Health workshop, organized by Hermann Pontzer, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology. The workshop will take place Friday, November 4 at the JB Duke. In-person registration will be limited and offered on a first-come first-serve basis, but the workshop will also be accessible virtually via Zoom!

International Perspectives on Parenting and Child Development

Researchers from the Parenting Across Cultures longitudinal study will present their findings on the effects of the pandemic, health-compromising and risky behaviors, education, work, and intimate partnerships during this half-day conference. For 14 years, research teams in nine countries have been collecting dozens of measures every year from parents and children in China, Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, the Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, and the United States. The study began in 2008 with nearly 1,500 8-year-old children and their mothers and fathers.

Stata Applied Methods Talks

DUPRI will be hosting Chuck Huber from StataCorp on Tuesday, October 4 to give three talks on applied methods using Stata. The talks will be Introduction to Mediation Analysis, Multilevel/Longitudinal Modeling, and Latent Class Analysis. In addition to the talks, lunch will be provided. To attend this event, you must RSVP to Laura Satterfield no later than Monday, October 3.

Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Location: Gross Hall, Room 230E
Time: 12PM - 4PM

6th Annual Social Networks and Health workshop, co-sponsored by DUPRI, May 10-12

The Social Networks and Health (SN&H) workshop, sponsored by the Duke Network Analysis Center (DNAC) and DUPRI, offers comprehensive training in network methods for health scholars. Thanks to generous support from the NIH, we offer this training completely free of charge.  

SN&H covers topics in social network analysis related to studying health behaviors, including:

DUPRI to Host Text Analysis using R Workshop on April 20

DUPRI will be hosting a workshop, Text Analysis using R, on April 20. This 4-hour training (one morning and one afternoon session) provides an introduction to computational text analysis using R. It will cover data import and formatting, cleaning and prepping documents, data visualization, exploratory analysis, basic network analysis, and topic modeling. Some prior experience using R is recommended.

DUPRI to Host Collecting Web-based Data using R Workshop on March 16

DUPRI will be hosting a workshop, Collecting Web-based Data using R, on March 16. This 4-hour training (one morning and one afternoon session) provides an introduction to collecting web-based data using R. It will cover making HTTP requests, web scraping, working with structured or scraped web data, interacting with APIs, and obtaining open data. Some prior experience using R is recommended. Session Details Date: Wednesday, March 16 Location: Erwin Mill A103 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Morning session 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Break 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Afternoon session Prior to the workshop, please download and install R (https://cran.r-project.org/) and RStudio (https://rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/#download/) on your computer. If you need assistance with set up, please contact Mark Yacoub at mark.yacoub@duke.edu. To attend this event, you must RSVP to laura.satterfield@duke.edu no later than Monday, March 14.

NIA to Host “Social Network Diffusion of Individual Behavior Change Interventions” Virtual Workshop

On March 2-3, 2022, the National Institute on Aging’s Division of Behavioral and Social Research will convene a workshop with subject matter experts to discuss gaps, opportunities, and strategies for adapting individual behavior change interventions to leverage social network dynamics. The workshop will focus on how social network interventions can be leveraged to promote healthy aging, slowing of cognitive decline and prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD), and improved care for persons living with AD/ADRD and their care partners. March 4 will be a closed session for workshop speakers and NIH staff.

DUPRI to host an Introduction to R virtual workshop on February 16, 2022

DUPRI will be hosting an Introduction to R virtual workshop. This 4-hour training (one morning and one afternoon session) will introduce you to the R programming language for statistical computing. The class is suitable for beginners who have never used R and is geared toward users of Stata/SAS/SPSS. To attend this event, you must RSVP to laura.satterfield@duke.edu no later than Monday, February 14.